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Lithospheric Density part of Examples
Students learn about the weighted mean by building spreadsheets that apply this concept to the average density of the oceanic lithosphere.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geology:Tectonics, Geophysics, Geophysics:Tectonophysics, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Physics:Other Sciences:Geoscience, Physics:Classical Mechanics, Classical Mechanics:Gravity, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodynamics, Physics:Other Sciences:Enviornmental Science

Spreadsheet Warm Up for SSAC Geology of National Parks Modules, 2: Elementary Spreadsheet Manipulations and Graphing Tasks part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. The second of two tutorials. Focuses on modifying spreadsheets (e.g., copy/paste, insert, sort) and creating and modifying graphs.

What is the Discharge of the Congaree River at Congaree National Park? part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students use a rating curve to determine discharge at various stage heights.

Subject: Geoscience

Nitrate Levels in the Rock Creek Park Watershed, Washington DC, 1: Measures of Central Tendency part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module/Geology of National Parks course. Students examine the histogram of a positively skewed data set and calculate its mean, median and mode.

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Ground Water:Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Water quality/chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience, Hydrology:Ground Water, Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Ground Water:Water supply/water resource evaluation

Something is Askew at Mammoth Cave National Park part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students use the geometric mean and multiplicative standard deviation to examine the right-skewed distribution of nutrient concentrations in water-quality data at Mammoth Cave National Park.

Subject: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Point Source Pollution, Non-Point Source Pollution, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Sustainability, Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Biology:Ecology, Geoscience, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Restoration/Reclamation, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Mathematics:Statistics:Data Presentation:One Categorical Variable, Mathematics:Statistics:Data Presentation, Statistical Inference and Techniques, Mathematics:Statistics, Statistics:Data Presentation:One Categorical Variable:Graphical Displays, Mathematics:Statistics:Data Collection:Data Management and Organization, Environmental Science, Chemistry:Environmental Chemistry, Mathematics:Statistics:Data Collection:Data Management and Organization:Outliers, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Mathematics, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Karst, Geoscience:Hydrology, Geology:Environmental Geology, Geoscience:Geology, Hydrology:Surface Water, Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry

Tale of Two Cities (and two hurricanes): New Orleans part of Examples
Students use spreadsheets to analyze the reasons why New Orleans has subsided in the past 250 years.

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Management and Policy, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Surface Water, Geoscience:Hydrology, Geoscience, Hydrology:Ground Water:Water and society, policy, and management, Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Landforms/Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology, Environmental Geology, Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting, Floods/Fluvial Processes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science, Engineering, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Natural Hazards:Subsidence, Coastal Hazards, Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Mass Movement, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geography, Physical, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Coastal-zone, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial

Introduction to Hazard and Risk: Part 2 part of Examples
Students continue their introduction to Excel by building spreadsheets that estimate the risk of a major earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone to Benton County, Oregon.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting, Geoscience, Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science, Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes

How often do earthquakes occur? part of Examples
Students use spreadsheet tables and charts to explore the relationship between earthquake magnitude and frequency.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience, Geology, Geology:Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geophysics:Seismology, Environmental Science, Mathematics:Statistics:Data Presentation, Statistical Inference and Techniques:Linear Models:Regression, Mathematics:Statistics:Statistical Inference and Techniques:Linear Models, Mathematics:Statistics:Data Presentation:Multivariate Quantitative Relationships, Multivariate Quantitative Relationships:Scatterplot, Physics:Oscillations & Waves:Wave Motion, Physics:Oscillations & Waves, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity

Assessing earthquake risk: How often does the Big One occur? part of Examples
Students use spreadsheet tables and charts to explore the Gutenberg-Richter relationship between an earthquakes magnitude and recurrence interval.

Subject: Geoscience

What are the Winds Blowing into Mammoth Cave? part of Examples
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students estimate the net volume of pollutants flowing into the Houchin's Narrows entrance of Mammoth Cave using actual air-flow and air-quality data from the park.

Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Within Rock, Geoscience, Geology, Biology:Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science, Air Quality, Air Quality:Pollutants, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Mathematics, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality:Pollutants

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